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Started by constanius, October 06, 2010, 03:26:38 AM
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Quote from: Figleaf on March 07, 2010, 11:52:54 AMTo me, the Ashmolean Museum ..... There are still mistakes in sight (Jaffa, instead of Jafna, the myth of Frances Stewart repeated etc.),Peter
Quote from: Figleaf on October 08, 2010, 07:17:59 PMA coin from Sri Lanka was labelled as struck in Jaffa, which is a town in Israel, rather than Jafna, which is a mint town in Sri Lanka.Samuel Pepys reported that Frances Stuart had posed for the copper farthings with Britannia. He was wrong. The first proofs date from before she came to London.Peter